Month: September 2013

A Relaxing Weekend

Just a quick update. I am halfway through the first semester, and so far my students are all successful! It has been a very busy two months, but life is good. Life is very good. On Saturday, my wife and

Posted in Breakfast, Eggs, Whiskey, Wine

Walnut-Pear Bleu Cheese Salad

Walnut-Pear Bleu Cheese Salad with Maple-Mustard VinaigretteServes 2 A double-handful of mixed greens1/2 of a ripe pear, thinly sliced1/2 of a cucumber, thinly sliced1 tablespoon walnut pieces1 tablespoon bleu cheese crumbles Place greens in a bowl. Add dressing, toss to

Posted in Balsamic, Bleu Cheese, Cucumber, Nuts, Pears, Salad, Side DIsh, Vegan, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Yesterday’s Television Segments

Here is a link to Saturday’s cooking segments: Emily Deem, Me and Doug Higgins (What the heck is that smile I have on my face????) Emily and Doug were great to work with. (That makes me sound far too important.)

Posted in Television

A Reminder to Anyone Local

I will be cooking on Green Bay’s WLUK Fox11 tomorrow morning for their “Cooking with You” feature. The segments will air at approximately 7:50 and 8:50am. Tomorrow, I will be making grilled French Bread pizzas and Grilled Jalapeno Poppers. (The four

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Cornbread (and Homemade BBQ Sauce)

Cornbread and Homemade BBQ Sauce (served with grilled chicken thighs and grilled carrots)Make sure you read to the bottom and answer the simple question. CornbreadServe 9 1 cup whole kernel corn (either canned, frozen–but thawed before using–or fresh cooked on the

Posted in BBQ, Bread, Corn, Sauce, Side DIsh

Oatmeal Muffins

Oatmeal MuffinsServes 12 1 cup regular (not instant, not steel-cut) oatmeal1 cup skim milk1 cup whole wheat flour1/3 cup applesauce1/2 cup brown sugar2 egg whites1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda Toppings:1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon sugar Soak oatmeal in the

Posted in Breakfast, Easy, Muffin, Oatmeal

Herb-Crusted Cod

Herb-Crusted CodServe 3 (5-6 ounce portions) 1 pound Atlantic cod fillets1/2 cup panko crumbs1-2 tablespoons of your herbs of choice1 egg1/8 cup skim milk1 tablespoons vegetable oil Thaw (if frozen) fillets. Blot with paper towel to dry surface. Mix panko

Posted in Cod, Easy, Herb, Panko

Grilled Peach with Balsamic Reduction

Grilled Peach with Balsamic ReductionServes 2 1 peach1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar1/8 cup crushed pecansWhipped topping or ice cream Preheat your grill on high for 5 minutes. In a small non-stick skillet over med-high heat, toast the pecans until they

Posted in Dessert, Easy, Grilled, Peach, Vegan, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini PancakesServes 4 (2 pancakes) 1-2 medium zucchinis (approximately 1 pound) shredded2 eggs1 cup panko bread crumbs1/2 cup onion, mincedSalt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients. Preheat non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Spray with cooking spray. With clean

Posted in Easy, Onion, Pancake, Side DIsh, Zucchini